The Shemwell Family

William Henry StimpsonAge: 81 years18961977

Name
William Henry Stimpson
Given names
William Henry
Surname
Stimpson
Birth August 16, 1896 23 20
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 19 months)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Birth of a sisterIda Irene Stimpson
November 4, 1898 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterAnnie Clementine Stimpson
November 8, 1899 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherSamuel Stimpson
September 7, 1903 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a sisterLucy Evelyn Stimpson
May 13, 1904 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a sisterRuth Fay Stimpson
February 8, 1909 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a brotherJoe Stimpson
January 1, 1911 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a brotherLouie Stimpson
February 1, 1913 (Age 16 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 19 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Death of a maternal grandmotherZerutus Doretta Morris
June 13, 1917 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 20 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 21 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Death of a sisterDaisie Beau Stimpson
August 11, 1920 (Age 23 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam Neal Stimpson
about 1923 (Age 26 years)
MarriageEdith Eva WoodView this family
February 27, 1927 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 33 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Death of a maternal grandfatherJames Knox Polk Stagner
July 7, 1935 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 45 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 53 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Death of a motherClementine Stagner
March 20, 1962 (Age 65 years)
Death of a brotherSamuel Stimpson
September 17, 1965 (Age 69 years)
MarriageGladys E SawyerView this family
about 1970 (Age 73 years)

Death of a brotherLouie Stimpson
April 22, 1972 (Age 75 years)
Death of a brotherJoe Stimpson
April 16, 1974 (Age 77 years)
Death of a wifeGladys E Sawyer
October 27, 1974 (Age 78 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 49 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death October 16, 1977 (Age 81 years)
Last change June 26, 201923:52:28

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: May 14, 1894Stewart, Tennessee, United States
9 months
elder sister
Daisie Beau Stimpson
Birth: February 7, 1895 22 19Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 11, 1920Poplar Bluff, Butler, Missouri, United States
18 months
himself
William Henry Stimpson
Birth: August 16, 1896 23 20Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 16, 1977Marion, Crittenden, Arkansas, United States
2 years
younger sister
1 year
younger sister
Annie Clementine Stimpson
Birth: November 8, 1899 26 24Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 1979Forrest City, Saint Francis, Arkansas, United States
4 years
younger brother
Samuel Stimpson
Birth: September 7, 1903 30 27Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 17, 1965Marion, Crittenden, Arkansas, United States
8 months
younger sister
Lucy Evelyn Stimpson
Birth: May 13, 1904 31 28Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 5, 1994Ingham, Michigan, United States
5 years
younger sister
Ruth Fay Stimpson
Birth: February 8, 1909 36 33Wetumka, Hughes, Oklahoma, United States
Death: April 15, 1993Parish, Oswego, New York, United States
23 months
younger brother
Joe Stimpson
Birth: January 1, 1911 38 35Judsonia, White, Arkansas, United States
Death: April 16, 1974Hughes, St Francis, Arkansas, United States
2 years
younger brother
Louie Stimpson
Birth: February 1, 1913 40 37Judsonia, White, Arkansas, United States
Death: April 22, 1972Crittenden, Arkansas, United States
Family with Edith Eva Wood - View this family
himself
William Henry Stimpson
Birth: August 16, 1896 23 20Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 16, 1977Marion, Crittenden, Arkansas, United States
wife
Edith Eva Wood
Birth: December 4, 1910Pike, Arkansas, United States
Death: June 5, 2001Yellville, Marion, Arkansas, United States
Marriage: February 27, 1927St Francis, Arkansas, United States
Family with Gladys E Sawyer - View this family
himself
William Henry Stimpson
Birth: August 16, 1896 23 20Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 16, 1977Marion, Crittenden, Arkansas, United States
wife
Gladys E Sawyer
Birth: October 6, 1906Hickman, Fulton, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 27, 1974Heth, St Francis, Arkansas, United States
Marriage: about 1970

William Henry Stimpson has 38 first cousins recorded

Father's family (0)

Mother's family (38)

Parents Lonel Desmond Hargis + Mary Addie Stagner
1Arthur Hargis18861900
2James Roy Hargis18891971
Parents Joseph Clemons Ross + Maniza Jane Stagner
2Maggie Payton Ross18961918
3Sallie May Ross18981983
4Lela Vivian Ross19001933
5Joseph Samuel Ross19011987
6Edgar Free Ross19041925
7Frank Glen Ross19061992
8Reuben Gray Ross19101990
Parents Ira Louis Ellis + Lucy Evelyn Stagner
1Reva E Ellis19071996
3Verna Aline Ellis19161996
5William H Ellis19211963
Parents Samuel Franklin Miles + Genevieve Lee “Jennie” Stagner
1Grady Wilson Miles19061960
3Perry Leslie Miles19081956
6Mary Ethel Miles19151916
7Infant Miles19171917
Parents James Henry Walker + Florence Lillie Stagner
4Marvin E Walker19212009
Parents John Douglas “Johnnie” Shemwell + Gracy Pearl Stagner
Parents Isaac Brandon Stagner + Annie Lee Stimson
1Morris Stagner19182001
2Gordon Stagner19211921